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Gen Yamamoto

#200 of 10,638 Restaurants in Minato
1-6-4 Azabujuban | Anniversary Building 1F, Minato 106-0045, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-6434-0652
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good7%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“omakase” (4 reviews)
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1-6-4 Azabujuban | Anniversary Building 1F, Minato 106-0045, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I genuinely nearly choked when I read the previous glowing reviews on this bar. It’s a real tourist trap and you leave feeling you’ve been robbed. The bar tender is nice but: 1. There is zero atmosphere. We went on a weeknight so maybe it’s...More

Thank 1237matt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Didn’t like this bar at all. There’s a handful of seats but there was no music and only two other people - a couple of unfriendly Americans so the atmosphere was awkward and stilted. The cocktails were tiny and there was very little alcohol in...More

Thank MelHales8
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Amazing experience. Gen is a true mixology wizard. He puts together truly unusual elements so skillfully that you end up believing they belong together. We tried five delicious cocktails all using interesting and unexpected combinations of fresh fruits, matcha, herbs, roots beautifully presented in beautiful...More

Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

What a great experience! Each cocktail was a wonderful taste sensation with explanations from Gen about the ingredients. We are so glad we did this!

Thank DMP9000
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Zen Cocktails. As my hoast very aptly stated... "What this guy can do with the freshly mashed juice of a white bean is nobody's business "... the simplest if ingredients made into delicious drinking goodness by serene and talented bar master.

Thank IzzyBella17
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Gen prepares delicious and creative cocktails based on seasonal ingredients. His small 8 seat bar was carefully designed to focus on the art of the cocktail. 6 different delicious tastes served in unique and beautiful glasses. I felt lucky to experience this and would love...More

Thank Alice W
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I heard about this place from friends (they had been to japan before and had Gen on their list, but never went). I was super excited that I got a reservation. Gen, the owner, seemed friendly enough when I made the reservation....More

2  Thank MrBoosTraveler
Reviewed September 18, 2017

One of the best tasting experienced. Gen Yamamoto is truly a master. A very unique experience and loved the spicy gin cocktail with tomato.

1  Thank arenski
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Gen Yamamoto is the cocktail master. Enjoyable 6 cocktail tasting menu with his personal selection. It is a small place, to be enjoyed with other visitors. There are only 8 seats. Good experience.

Thank Am M
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Intricate, unique, seasonal cocktails that are carefully made by Gen, virtuoso of the cocktail universe. It's a pleasure to sit at the old, large bar and watch him put his ingredients together while he explains where each came from. I still dream of a pear-sake...More

Thank momo-colorado
Akasaka / Roppongi
Not so long ago the Akasaka and Roppongi areas were
famous for their nightlife, high-class restaurants,
bars and clubs. More recently, with the opening of
Roppongi Hills, Tokyo Midtown and Akasaka Sacas, the
area has declared itself as the most fashionable spot
to be seen. The area also hosts the National Art
Center and the Mori Art Museum and lots of trendy art
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-6-4 Azabujuban | Anniversary Building 1F, Minato 106-0045, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Minato>  > Akasaka / Roppongi
  • Neighborhood: Akasaka / Roppongi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-6434-0652
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